BruceAshley - Editor/Director
Australian born, Bruce has a passion for storytelling, imagery and music. He began his career at Channel 7 in Sydney as a Technical Director. Since then he has worked in London and New York in creative post and production. He has edited a broad range of notable content, including music videos, TV shows, concerts, documentaries & TV commercials. Noteworthy projects include the MTV "Buzz" series, video albums for Duran Duran and Enigma, AIDS awareness documentaries "Red Hot & Dance" and "Red Hot & Cool," concerts for U2 and David Bowie. He also edited the Grammy nominated film for Bruce Springsteen's "Devils & Dust" and piece for Hugh Jackman's "Back on Broadway" show. He recently co-edited the dramatic film about the MotoGP world "Hitting the Apex" directed by Mark Neal, produced & narrated by Brad Pitt.
Music video credits include artists Iggy Pop, Pearl Jam "Jeremy" (MTV Best Video), Santana, INXS (MTV Best Video), Bob Dylan, Lush, Jesus and Mary Chain, Love and Rockets, Madonna and Los Lobos "Kiko" (Best Breakthrough Video) and recently artists such as The Girls and Frank Ireo.
Commercial projects include spots for Guinness (Clio award), Clinique (Clio award), Elizabeth Arden, the NBA (One Show Pencil award), Foster's Beer (One Show Pencil award), AT&T, Miller Breweries, Verizon, Astra Zeneca, Abbvie, Colgate, Avon and Tiffany & Co. Agency clients include global entities such as Saatchi and Saatchi, Hogarth Worldwide, Y&R, Ogilvy and Publicis. In addition to his post production skills Bruce has directed a number of commercial and music video projects.
He has worked with and been influenced by the likes of artists such as Russell Mulchay, Mark Pellington, Howard Greenhalgh, Steve Hiett, Leigh Blake, Malcolm Gerrie, Lydia Pilcher, Arthur Elgort, Morten Sandtroen, Tim Pope, Matthew Ralston, Ellen von Unwerth, Marcus Raboy, Anabel Jankel, Peter Lindberg, Danny Clinch, and Russell James. He currently resides in New York.